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W.Va. 6th-graders ring in Chinese New Year

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Sixth-graders at a West Virginia middle school created masks with various art materials for their school's annual dragon para -More
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Colo. teacher's students ask, answer questions

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Chris Carter, a world studies teacher in Colorado, has dropped lectures and worksheets from the classroom and instead address -More
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Where does education stand under Trump?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
This blog post offers an update on what's happening in the US Department of Education during the transition to a new presiden -More
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Some La. schools test "trauma-informed" model

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Officials at some schools in New Orleans have adopted "trauma-informed" teaching, which takes students' life experiences into -More
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Students talk school choice with US senator

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Students at an Arkansas school discussed school choice during a Skype session with Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark.  -More
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10M-plus students accept Great Kindness Challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
More than 10 million students at more than 12,000 schools are participating in The Great Kindness Challenge this year.  -More
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Pen-pal exchange helps teach global awareness

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Some students at an elementary school in Canada are participating in a pen-pal exchange with peers in France.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Texas A-F Grades Make Low-Income Schools Look Worse, Analysis Shows

Education Week - January 27, 2017 - 10:25am
Arguably the biggest complaint about the new A-F school accountability system in Texas is that it unfairly penalizes campuses with high numbers of low-income students.
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